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POV45: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for Families With Related Children Under 18 by Family Structure: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  Families (total) (10) Married-couple families (11) Families with a male householder, no wife present Families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

Hispanic (of any race) (12)
 
Families with related children
  under 18 years, total (13)
7,117 3,094 43.5 4,617 1,606 34.8 544 224 41.3 1,957 1,263 64.6

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
6,619 2,847 43.0 4,286 1,472 34.4 508 208 41.0 1,825 1,166 63.9
      Inside principal cities 3,404 1,641 48.2 2,037 795 39.0 282 127 45.2 1,085 719 66.3
      Outside principal cities 3,216 1,205 37.5 2,249 678 30.1 226 81 35.8 740 447 60.3
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 498 247 49.6 331 134 40.4 36 16 (B) 131 97 74.1

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
1,013 470 46.4 480 127 26.4 92 43 46.5 441 300 68.0
  Inside metro statistical areas 997 458 46.0 470 121 25.8 90 41 45.7 437 296 67.7
      Inside principal cities 598 315 52.7 242 75 30.8 54 30 (B) 301 211 69.9
      Outside principal cities 399 143 35.9 227 47 20.5 36 11 (B) 135 85 62.9
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 16 11 (B) 11 6 (B) 1 1 (B) 4 4 (B)
Midwest 660 293 44.5 447 167 37.4 63 23 (B) 151 104 68.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 573 252 44.0 388 146 37.6 55 18 (B) 130 88 67.5
      Inside principal cities 287 133 46.4 176 74 42.1 36 11 (B) 76 48 64.0
      Outside principal cities 285 119 41.6 211 72 34.0 20 7 (B) 55 39 (B)
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 87 41 47.4 59 21 (B) 7 5 (B) 21 16 (B)
South 2,517 1,072 42.6 1,689 605 35.8 169 60 35.6 659 408 61.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,300 961 41.8 1,546 540 34.9 150 52 34.6 603 369 61.2
      Inside principal cities 1,161 565 48.7 745 306 41.0 80 31 38.9 336 228 67.9
      Outside principal cities 1,139 396 34.8 801 235 29.3 70 21 (B) 267 141 52.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 217 111 51.3 142 64 45.3 19 8 (B) 56 39 (B)
West 2,928 1,258 43.0 2,001 707 35.4 221 99 44.7 705 452 64.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,750 1,175 42.7 1,882 665 35.3 213 97 45.5 655 413 63.1
      Inside principal cities 1,357 627 46.2 873 340 39.0 112 55 49.3 372 232 62.4
      Outside principal cities 1,393 547 39.3 1,009 324 32.2 101 42 41.3 283 181 64.1
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 178 84 46.9 119 43 35.9 8 2 (B) 51 39 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
191 103 53.9 77 21 27.4 12 2 (B) 102 80 77.8
Middle Atlantic 822 367 44.6 404 106 26.2 80 40 50.6 339 220 65.1
East North Central 506 218 43.2 346 130 37.4 52 20 (B) 108 69 64.0
West North Central 154 75 48.7 100 37 37.2 11 3 (B) 43 35 (B)
South Atlantic 844 300 35.6 593 173 29.2 49 17 (B) 202 111 54.8
East South Central 75 42 56.4 51 23 (B) 6 4 (B) 18 15 (B)
West South Central 1,598 730 45.7 1,045 409 39.1 114 40 34.7 439 281 64.1
Mountain 741 367 49.4 474 185 39.1 51 23 (B) 216 159 73.4
Pacific 2,186 892 40.8 1,527 522 34.2 170 76 44.7 489 293 60.0

Poverty Footnotes


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